Your diet is a powerful way to fight the inflammation associated with aching, painful joints.


Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties that can ease the symptoms of arthritis. Sip a hot ginger tea for a warming pick me up.


Turmeric contains a strong, anti-inflammatory antioxidant to help reduce pain, inflammation and stiffness. Stir a teaspoon into a curry or stew dish.

Fish and fish oil

Fish and fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids which can help reduce inflammation in blood vessels, joints and nerves. Serve salmon, mackerel, or sardines at least twice
a week.

Green tea

Green tea is packed full of antioxidants that can slow cartilage deterioration and the joint damage associated with rheumatoid arthritis.


Garlic has potent health boosting properties. It can help strengthen your immune system and reduce inflammation. Add cloves of garlic to roast vegetables.


Walnuts are packed full of omega-3 fatty acids, which help to reduce inflammation. Walnuts and other nuts make a great energy-boosting snack throughout the day.

Olive oil

Olive oil has been shown to reduce joint swelling and cartilage damage and help to slow the progression of arthritis. Mix olive oil with balsamic vinegar for a delicious salad dressing.

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